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Through My Eyes

by Tim Tebow & Nathan Whitaker HarperOne (May 31, 2011)

FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus William Morrow (September 01, 2015)

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


Iditarod Adventures: Tales from Mushers Along the Trail

by Lew Freedman & Jon Van Zyle Alaska Northwest Books (January 12, 2015)

Features the fascinating careers of Iditarod icons as well as the administrators, volunteers, and classic characters that keep the race "running."


Harold Larwood

by Duncan Hamilton Quercus (December 09, 2014)

Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, this is the first ever biography of Harold Larwood. Larwood, one of the most talented, accurate and intimidating fast bowlers of all time is mainly remembered...


Each Branch, Each Needle: An Anecdotal Memoir

by H. A. Dorfman Hamilton Books (April 12, 2010)

This book is the story of Harvey Dorfman, who rose from a childhood sickbed to experience numerous successes in the world of sports. Dorfman has been a teacher, coach, counselor, and a consultant in sport psychology....


Pretty Good for a Girl: The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer

by Tina Basich & Kathleen Gasperini HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

When Tina Basich grabbed her rented snowboard and headed to the mountains in Lake Tahoe, snowboarding wasn't even considered a sport . . . yet. It was the beginning, and could have easily gone the way of many...


Death Clutch: My Story of Determination, Domination, and Survival

by Brock Lesnar HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

The “baddest man on the planet,” undisputed, three-time WWE Champion and current UFC World Heavyweight Champion, Brock Lesner, shares his true personal story of determination, domination, and survival in...


Little Evil

by Jens Pulver, Linwood Barclay, Jens Pulver and Erich Krauss & Erich Krauss Ecw Press (October 23, 2003)

At ten years of age, lined up alongside his two brothers in the living room of their Seattle home, Jens Pulver stared down the length of a shotgun into his father's haggard face. Because Jens was the oldest,...


Forgiven

by Vince Russo & George Tombs Ecw Press (November 10, 2005)

Ask pro wrestling fans about Vince Russo and you're sure to get a heated reaction: either the guy's a genius, or he single-handedly ruined the sport. What's weird about being "the most hated man" in an industry...


Clancy

by Brian McFarlane & Tony Young and Dalton Higgins Ecw Press (September 01, 1997)

A biography of hockey's first and undisputed all-time King. Once described as "that irrepressible Irishman from Ottawa who was 135 pounds of muscle and conversation," Francis Michael "King" Clancy is the grit...


Third Best Hull

by Lainie Cohen Ecw Press (October 01, 1998)

Hockey legend Gordie Howe once said there were two superstars in the Hull family: Bobby, the Golden Jet and one of the greatest players ever to tie up a pair of skates, and his brother Dennis, who had a solid...


Bang Your Head

by Michael Knox, Dewey Robertson and Meredith Renwick & Dewey Robertson Ecw Press (May 19, 2006)

"And in this corner, at 260 pounds, from Parts Unknown, it's The Missing Link!" Wrestling fans around the world thrilled to those words in the mid-80s as the bizarre and volatile Missing Link would enter the...


Season of Loss, A Lifetime of Forgiveness, A

by John Manasso, Jennifer Ambrose & George Tombs Ecw Press (November 04, 2005)

Dan Snyder narrowly escaped being cut from his junior hockey team for two years in a row. That's hardly the stuff that NHL careers are made of. But Snyder earned his spot on the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers roster...


Cowboy and the Cross, The

by "Cowboy" Bill Watts, Lawrence Hacking with Wil De Clercq, ÒCowboyÓ Bill Watts and Scott Williams & Scott Williams Ecw Press (March 01, 2006)

In The Cowboy and the Cross, Bill Watts takes us from his stormy upbringing and his tumultuous years at the University of Oklahoma, to his days in the wrestling business, sparing nothing in his details about...


Wrestling at the Chase

by Larry Matysik & Jacob Scheier Ecw Press (July 11, 2005)

?Wrestling at the Chase is a fond, informative, amusing, and even poignant look at the who's who of professional wrestling and legendary St. Louis promoter Sam Muchnick. St. Louis was the capital, and Muchnick...


UFC's Ultimate Warriors

by Jeremy Wall Ecw Press (August 18, 2005)

Everyone fights for something. These guys fight best. UFC's Ultimate Warriors profiles some of the world's most phenomenal athletes in a sport that combines finesse and sportsmanship - and brutality and violence...


Isiah Thomas Story, The

by Paul Challen & Martin Popoff Ecw Press (December 01, 2004)

Isiah Lord Thomas has dedicated his life to professional basketball. He honed his skills in Chicago's South Side, went to college, signed an NBA contract, joined the Detroit Pistons, turned them into league...


Drawing Heat the Hard Way

by Larry Matysik & Gregg Valentino and Nathan Jendrick Ecw Press (September 01, 2009)

Thrilling but flawed, entertaining despite the swerves and double-crosses, captivating even when repugnant? professional wrestling has enjoyed the attention and loyalty of untold millions for nearly a century....


Death, Drugs, & Muscle

by Gregg Valentino, Tony Burgess, Dave Thompson & Gregg Valentino and Nathan Jendrick et al. Ecw Press (April 01, 2010)

Death, Drugs, & Muscle is the story of a man who lived decades on the right side of the law before making the dangerous choice to enter the dark and dangerous world of drug dealing. After reaching the top and...


Swimming With Piranhas

by Howard T. Brody, Howard Brody, Damian Rogers & James E. Cornette Ecw Press (November 15, 2009)

In this memoir, the former president of the National Wrestling Alliance, Howard Brody gives a first hand account of how he's been able to survive the world of pro wrestling politics, despite getting a few bloody...


Break Point

by Vince Spadea, Alessandro Porco, Dr. W. Gifford-Jones & Vince Spadea and Dan Markowitz et al. Ecw Press (June 30, 2006)

Groomed since the age of eight by his obsessive father Vince Spadea, by most accounts-except Andre Agassi's, who called Vince "a journeyman" at age 25-has been a success. At the start of the 2005 season, 19th...


Jeter Unfiltered

by Derek Jeter & Christopher Anderson Gallery/Jeter Publishing (October 28, 2014)

The only authorized full-color book commemorating Derek Jeter’s iconic baseball career with the New York Yankees, featuring archival images and original photos of his final 2014 season from renowned photographer...


Those Who Love the Game

by Glenn Rivers Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (November 11, 2014)

Glenn "Doc" Rivers plays ball the way an artist writes: he practices endlessly to perfect his technique, he constantly thinks of the whole, the game, ahead of himself; and in those moments of inspiration when...


#2Sides: My Autobiography

by Rio Ferdinand Blink Publishing (October 02, 2014)

Rio Ferdinand is one of the finest footballers of his generation – a Champions League and Premier League-winning centre back who began life as an ambitious kid on the council estates of south-east London only...


Cage Rat

by Kevin Long & Glen Waggoner Ecco (April 26, 2011)

The Hitting Coach for the New York Yankees, Kevin Long trains power-hitters in the fine art of hitting a baseball well—a talent the legendary Ted Williams once called, “the most difficult skill in sport.”...


Fast Girl

by Suzy Favor Hamilton Dey Street Books (September 14, 2015)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The former middle distance Olympic runner and high-end escort speaks out for the first time about her battle with mental illness, and how mania controlled and compelled her in competition,...


Topspin

by Eliot Berry Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Author of the acclaimed Tough Draw (which Arthur Ashe called "one of the best books on professional tennis I've ever read"), Eliot Berry returns to the graceful, high-stakes game of world-class tennis to share...


The Keeper

by Tim Howard Harper (December 09, 2014)

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon  idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup,...


The Journey Home

by Jorge Posada Dey Street Books (May 12, 2015)

The legendary New York Yankee catcher tells the incredible story of his personal journey, offering an unexpected, behind-the-plate view of his career, his past, and the father-son bond that fueled his love of...


An Endangered Species

by David Gower Simon & Schuster UK (May 22, 2014)

As a cricketer, David Gower was famed for the elegance of his strokeplay as one of England's greatest batsmen and for his superb fielding. As a captain, he led his country to Ashes success, yet some queried...


Body Slam: The Jesse Ventura Story

by Jake Tapper St. Martin's Press (July 22, 2014)

In every arena, Jesse Ventura puts a headlock on the competition--now he's turning the country on its ear.

How did an outrageous, outspoken, boa-wearing pro wrestler nab the title of Minnesota's governor in an...


Beating Goliath

by Art Briles & Don Yaeger St. Martin's Press (July 15, 2014)

Growing up in Rule, Texas, Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents. Soon that faith would be tested.

On their way to see him play in a college football game,...


The Devil And Bobby Hull

by Gare Joyce HarperCollins Publishers (July 01, 2014)

An award-winning writer sets the record straight on hockey's forgotten golden boy--Bobby Hull

In his prime, few could dispute Bobby Hull's athletic brilliance--the first to have five 50-goal seasons, the highest...


Born to Manage

by Terry Venables Simon & Schuster UK (May 22, 2014)

After a playing career that spanned more than 15 years, and took in golden spells in the sixties with Chelsea and Spurs, it was almost inevitable that Terry Venables would move into management. Following early...


The Closer: Mi vida

by Mariano Rivera & Wayne Coffey Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.

Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his...


A Cuban Boxer's Journey

by Brin-Jonathan Butler Picador (June 03, 2014)

THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM

"What is one million dollars compared to the love of eight...


The Zen of Zim

by Bill Madden, Don Zimmer & Lou Piniella St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

Don Zimmer is baseball. His first book, Zim-A Baseball Life, was a New York Times bestseller and one of the best baseball memoirs ever published. Now, in The Zen of Zim, one of baseball's most beloved figures...


Black and White

by Richard Williams & Bart Davis Atria Books (May 06, 2014)

The fascinating, “upfront and unapologetic” (Kirkus Reviews) memoir of Richard Williams, a businessman, tennis coach, and father to two of the greatest athletes and professional tennis champions of all time—Venus...


Duel for the Crown

by Linda Carroll & David Rosner Gallery Books (April 22, 2014)

A gripping look at the great duel between Affirmed, the last horse to win the Triple Crown—comprised of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes—and his archrival, Alydar.

From the...


Long Shot: My Bipolar Life and the Horses Who Saved Me

by Sylvia Harris HarperCollins e-books (March 08, 2011)

Combine Seabiscuit with Manic—throw in a touch of HBO’s “Temple Grandin”—and you get Long Shot, a truly remarkable memoir by Sylvia Harris. A single mother of three, Harris was crippled by bipolar...


Campy

by Neil Lanctot Simon & Schuster (March 08, 2011)

Neil Lanctot’s biography of Hall of Fame catcher Roy Campanella—filled with surprises—is the first life of the Dodger great in decades and the most authoritative ever published.

Born to a father of Italian...


Million Dollar Arm

by J. B. Bernstein Gallery Books (April 01, 2014)

From the farmlands of India to the fields of major league baseball, this fascinating memoir tells the story of a man who forever changed the lives of two talented young men through a pitching contest in India....


Getting Open

by Tom Graham & Rachel Graham Cody Atria Books (February 22, 2011)

"A striking and honest portrait of a man overcoming racism in a place that barely acknowledged its existence." —Publishers Weekly

Bill Garrett was the Jackie Robinson of college basketball. In 1947, the same...


Life Is Not an Accident

by Jay Williams Harper (January 26, 2016)

New York Times Bestseller

This big-hearted memoir by the most promising professional basketball player of his generation details his rise to NBA stardom, the terrible accident that ended his career and plunged...


Roger Maris

by Tom Clavin & Danny Peary Touchstone (March 16, 2010)

Tom Clavin and Danny Peary chronicle the life and career of baseball’s “natural home run king” in the first definitive biography of Roger Maris—including a brand-new chapter to commemorate the fiftieth...


Hockey Confidential

by Bob McKenzie Collins (October 14, 2014)

Over 500,000 hockey fans follow Bob McKenzie on Twitter and millions more on TSN—no one has the access or breadth and depth of experience when it comes to the hockey.

Now in his very first book on the NHL,...


Showtime

by Ed Arnold Collins (September 23, 2014)

For fans of NHL 24/7, a raw and revealing account of rollercoaster of a season of the Peterborough Petes – the oldest and largest junior hockey league in Canada and launching pad for a record number of NHL...


Walking a Golden Mile

by Neil Chanlder & William Regal Gallery Books (June 15, 2010)

The bare-fisted brawler from Blackpool, England tells his story of fortune and fumbling on the road to the WWE’s higher ranks.

Since joining the WWE in 2000 as a goodwill ambassador from Great Britain, William...


Between The Lines

by Ray Scapinello & Rob Simpson HarperCollins Publishers (February 25, 2014)

To hockey fans, Ray Scapinello's name and face are as recognizable as any star player or coach in the NHL. Scampy, as he is affectionately known, has had a long and storied career as a linesman in the NHL. His...


Wooden

by Seth Davis Henry Holt and Co. (January 14, 2014)

A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of America's top college basketball writers

No college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden....